Inflamm-Aging Associate/Professor (Tenure-Track), School of Computer & Cyber Sciences, Augusta University

Position:
Inflamm-Aging Associate/Professor (Tenure-Track), School of Computer & Cyber Sciences, Augusta University
Specialty:
Leadership, Bioinformatics, Artificial Intelligence, Nutraceuticals, Biotechnology, Inflammation - Aging, Computer Science, Cyber Security, Information and Technology, Cybersecurity Engineering, Image processing
Location:
Augusta, GA

Tenure Track Associate/Professor, Augusta University

Position Overview

The School of Computer and Cyber Sciences, as part of the TRIBA initiative, is seeking faculty members with expertise in areas such as image processing, machine learning, data sciences, visualization, or others that have an application to the health domain. Applicants engaged in, or having strong potential of, interdisciplinary collaborations with health domain scientists are encouraged to apply.

Minimum Requirements

  • PhD in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Systems, or a related discpline.

AU-TRIBA

Augusta University (AU) is hiring 15-20 new faculty members for a transdisciplinary research initiative in Healthy Longevity entitled, Transdisciplinary Research cluster in Inflammaging and Brain Aging (TRIBA). The initiative is a cluster recruitment for interdisciplinary faculty positions across AU colleges, including the College of Nursing, to build upon existing AU strengths in Bioinformatics, Artificial Intelligence, Precision Medicine, Personalized Nutraceuticals and Neuroscience to identify potential causes and adverse outcomes of age-related inflammation. Incoming faculty will be associated respectively with the Medical College of Georgia, School of Computer and Cyber Sciences, Dental College of Georgia, College of Allied Health Sciences and the College of Science and Mathematics.

Augusta University, School of Computer & Cyber Sciences

Tenure Track Associate/Professor, Augusta University

About the School of Computer & Cyber Sciences

The School of Computer & Cyber Sciences (SCCS) was founded in 2017 with the mission to provide high-engagement, state-of-the-art education, and research across its Computer Science, Information Technology, and Cybersecurity disciplines, and with the vision of becoming a national leader in Cybersecurity. The School is undergoing an unprecedented transformation, as we are becoming a comprehensive research college, with national prominence, and a leader in cybersecurity education and research.

Augusta, Georgia is becoming a primary hub for cybersecurity in the United States, and the area is poised for explosive development. It is located at the center of a number of academic, governmental and corporate partnerships critical to the nation’s cyber security, including the U.S. Army Cyber Center of Excellence, the National Security Agency Georgia, the home of the United States Army Cyber Command, and the nearby Savannah River National Laboratory in South Carolina. The State of Georgia invested $100M in the Georgia Cyber Center at Augusta University, a 325,000-square-foot research and education facility which opened in 2018 and is home to the School of Computer and Cyber Sciences.

Augusta University has embarked on an ambitious, multi-year effort to significantly expand its computing, cybersecurity, and data science activities. Applications are being invited for multiple other tenure-track and tenured positions at the Assistant, Associate, and Full Professor levels, with responsibilities to advance education and research in all mainstream areas of computing and cybersecurity, including information systems, data science and other closely related and emerging fields.

Center for Cybersecurity

Tenure Track Associate/Professor, Augusta University

A center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense

Augusta University is proud to be a designated Center of Academic Execellence, specifically in the area of Cyber Defense (CAE-CD). This designation is sponsored jointly by the National Security Agency (NSA) and several federal agencies. 

All regionally accredited two-year, four-year and graduate level institutions in the United States are eligible to apply for a Center of Academic Excellence designation.  The goal of the CAE-CD designation is to offer programs designed to reduce vulnerability in our national information infrastructure by promoting higher education and research in cyber defense and producing professionals with cyber defense expertise. Augusta University's School of Computer and Cyber Sciences is in an elite class of higher education institutions, as less than 250 universities nationwide have the Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense designation! Visit the National Centers of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense to learn more about the Centers of Academic Excellence designation.

The School of Computer and Cyber Sciences Center for Cybersecurity engages with a variety of communities to carry out the mission of the School of Computer and Cyber Sciences, to include serving as the Augusta University representative to the National Centers for Academic Excellence in Cybersecurity (CAE-C) program. As such, the Center for Cybersecurity is the lead effort for Augusta University Center of Academic Excellence designations to include our current designation as a Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education. The Center's vision is to attract top students to the school’s degree programs and top research initiatives to our talented faculty. 

School of Computer & Cyber Sciences Facilities

Located just moments away form Broad Street and the Riverwalk in Downtown Augusta, the Georgia Cyber Cetner, home of Augusta's SCCS, boasts two adjacent buildings totalling 332,000 square-feet. 

This unique facility is designed for a student to attend class and then participate in an internship of a potential employer in the same building. Classes are taught by faculty from Augusta University, the U.S. Army Cyber School, Cyber Protection Brigade, and NSA Georgia. Partnerships here will impact K-12, academia, the health care industry, all levels of government, and the business community.

The connections fostered at this facility will continue to open many doors into the future for cybersecurity research, workforce development, and entrepreneurship, making Augusta, Georgia a hub for talent within the cyber industry.

The Georgia Cyber Center features:

  • Two buildings: Hull-McKnight and Shaffer-MacCartney, a combined 332,000 sq.ft
  • Secure briefing space and high-security controlled buildings
  • One of the nation's few state-owned cyber ranges
  • 340-seat auditorium for public and private events
  • Incubator/accelerator space for lease for entrepreneurial cybersecurity companies
  • Research lab for faculty and student researchers
  • Classrooms equipped for virutal and on-site training
  • Adjacent parking deck

Augusta University Research Institute

Clinical and translational research programs at Augusta University focus on three key areas that disproportionately affect the health of Georgians: cancer, cardiometabolic disease, and neurological disease including stroke. We are also developing three emerging areas of research strength: regenerative & reparative medicine, personalized medicine & genomics, and public and preventive health.

Regenerative and reparative medicine will expand studies of diseases or injuries that impact muscles and skeleton, central nervous system, orofacial, orthopedics, and stroke & neurotrauma. Our cardiovascular, obesity, and diabetes research fights the greatest threats to the western Word. Cancer and genomic medicine research are reducing the burden of cancer through superior clinic care, discovery innovation, translational research, and education. Neurological research is unlocking the mysteries of schizophrenia, stroke, Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, and multiple sclerosis. Personalized medicine is being developed to customize treatments for individual patients, which public and preventive health measures are working to prevent diseases. The Dental College is improving the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of disease of the orofacial complex, while the Vision Center is engaging in high impact research and discovery related to visual function and disease, the outcome of which is expected to have far-reaching clinical applications for patients suffering from blindness and visual disorders. The multidisciplinary field of Women’s Health is on the cutting edge of research related to the care of women. Our newest area of research will be thorough the very exciting start-up of the Cyber Institute at Augusta University.

Tenure Track Associate/Professor, Augusta University

Location - Augusta, GA

Georgia’s second-oldest and second-largest city, Augusta, is situated on the southern banks of the storied Savannah River. Serving as a halfway point between the Appalachian Mountains to the north and the Atlantic Ocean to the south, Augusta is a thriving community built on a solid foundation of local pride and artistic eccentricity.

Tenure Track Associate/Professor, Augusta University

A timeless locale, a visit to Augusta is a life-altering lesson in Southern hospitality. While other places have undergone cultural revolutions, Augusta underwent a cultural evolution instead, trading big city lights and loud, busy streets for cold sweet tea and a shore-side view of the Savannah River. Downtown, locally owned shops and restaurants mingle in the shade of memorable hangouts, and state-of-the-art galleries beckon artists, lovers, thinkers and dreamers alike to the South's "Garden City."

Tenure Track Associate/Professor, Augusta University

Augusta is so much more than just a cozy place to live. Spearheaded by the next generation of musicians, foodies, artists and go-getters, the old city comes to life at night, offering live music, theater shows and a wealth of hole-in-the-wall eateries built to please. In addition to serving as a haven of technology and the arts, Augusta is also home to some of the nation's most beautiful lakes and trails, offering year-round outdoor adventures.

Tenure Track Associate/Professor, Augusta University

Sporting life is synonymous with the Augusta name, and the city proper is home to a number of professional baseball, roller derby and rugby teams. Several annual sporting events take place in and around Augusta, including the Ironman 70.3 Augusta triathlon, the Augusta Futurity and the always exciting Augusta Southern Nationals, dubbed by those in the know as the "World's Richest Drag Boat Race."

Tenure Track Associate/Professor, Augusta University

On top of world-class entertainment and outdoor sporting, Augusta is also world-renowned as the home of The Masters—an annual golf tournament sometimes dubbed the “Super Bowl” of golf. Every year during the first full week in April, Augusta becomes the golf capitol of the world, welcoming local legends and long-time favorites back to the prettiest course on Earth.

How to apply

Please submit applications, nominations, and/or confidential inquiries to: jim@academic-med.com. Applications should include a Curriculum Vitae and a Letter of Interest. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Augusta University/ AU Health is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, welcoming applicants from underrepresented groups, individuals with disabilities and veterans.